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Laurent Giles Columbia Class sloop


Laurent Giles Columbia Class sloop designed by Laurent Giles as an affordable, capable and easily handled cruising boat. She is a mini blue water cruising yacht and far more capable then her dimensions suggest.

  • Designer: Laurent Giles
  • Year: 1979
  • Location Falmouth
  • Length on deck: 20'6''
  • Beam: 6'5''
  • Draft: 4'5''
  • Tonnage(TM): 3TM

Sibbicks Half Rater


Built in 2011 to an 1897 design by Charles Sibbick. A forward thinking yacht in her day she has a fin and bulb keel with a separate rudder, similar to modern racing yachts. Built to the old design but using modern methods, she has a strip plank cedar hull all epoxy sheathed. Lug rig on a pole mast. An immaculate little package, complete with a road trailer, ideal for regatta racing and afternoon sails around the bay.

  • Designer: Charles Sibbick
  • Builder: Martin Nott
  • Year: 2011
  • Location IOW
  • Length on deck: 20'10"
  • Beam: 4'11"
  • Draft: 3'3"

Gaff Cutter


A very pretty traditional boat which was built as a smaller version of a Breton sailing fishing boat, She was the last boat built by Ed Matthews at Ferris & Blank yard in Dartmouth. Mahogany on oak and rock elm, copper fastened. A capable sea boat which the present owners have sailed up and down the south west coast but they now require a larger boat.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Ferris & Blank, Dartmouth
  • Year: 1965
  • Location Dartmouth
  • Length on deck: 20'6
  • Beam: 8'4
  • Draft: 3'6